SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Despite another record year at the Chinese box office, buyers, sellers and distributors in the independent and arthouse space have less to celebrate.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: High-rolling sequels, a Wong Kar Wai-produced rom-com and Johnnie To’s latest crime thriller: Liz Shackleton previews the top titles marching out of China and Hong Kong
Fuelled by generous incentives, Brazilian cinema is healthy and robust, and local film-makers are reflecting their country’s improved circumstances, drifting away from the focus on poverty, violence and social issues that have become familiar to international audiences. Elaine Guerini reports.
Colombia has hit its cinematic stride with prizes in Cannes and foreign productions drawn to its film-friendly incentives.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Singapore’s thriving Asia TV Forum & Market is designed to offer real insights into how to reach Asian TV audiences. Silvia Wong reports
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Film Bazaar in Goa, India’s leading independent film event, is the place to meet the country’s growing ranks of internationally focused film-makers.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Screen surveys the European box office landscape in 2015 and charts the top titles of the year to date in three key territories.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Local films are enjoying huge success throughout the Nordic region this year.
Portraying Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace in the indie drama, Jason Segel explains how he tuned into the late writer
Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala discuss the challenges of casting twins and fighting in the editing suite
Interviews with Michael Fassbender, Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan, Idris Elba, Alicia Vikander, Kate Winslet and Benicio del Toro.
Following a series of charismatic turns, Michael Fassbender finishes 2015 on a high with a suitably meticulous portrayal of Apple saviour Steve Jobs. Tom Grater chats to the actor about method and motivation
Brie Larson went to startling lengths to prepare for the role of a lifetime in Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, as she reveals to Jeremy Kay.
John Crowley, the director of Brooklyn, talks to his leading lady Saoirse Ronan about dancing with the camera, connecting to the role and a fortuitous meeting with Patti Smith. Wendy Mitchell reports.
Benicio del Toro talks to Jeremy Kay about his role as a ruthless killer in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario and the disheartening lack of progress in the war on drugs since his work on Traffic in 2000.
Sudhanshu Saria bravely steps forward as a voice for India’s gay community with his first feature Loev that has its world premiere in the Tridens First Feature Film Competition at the Black Night Film Festival.
Getting the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (BNFF) to a ‘Class A’ FIAPF status was 18 years in the works for festival director Tiina Lokk-Tramberg.
Screen spoke to the Iranian director and lead actress of the Iranian film playing in the debut competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
The Russian film-maker and producer discusses their latest documentary, which receives its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Mark Johnson, chairman of AMPAS’s foreign-language film award committee, tells Matt Mueller about the quiet revolution that has led to films such as Amour and Ida winning the coveted Oscar
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Mexican director talks about his two-hander Almacenados (Warehoused), an existential drama about the relationship between two warehouse employees that screens in the México Primero section of the Los Cabos International Film festival this weekend.
Deniz Gamze Ergüven reveals how the production of her debut feature Mustang is itself a tale of female emancipation.
The Swedish director of hit She Monkeys talks about her detention centre story, which plays in competition this week in Thessaloniki.
Former Screen Star of Tomorrow David Leon on making his debut film in the orthodox Jewish community, bare-knuckle boxing, and working with Oliver Stone.
Korean producer Kang Hye-jung of Filmmaker R&K discusses her long collaboration with director husband Ryoo Seung-wan — including their local box-office smash Veteran — and the challenges of finding new Korean directing voices.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Italian director’s latest box office hit Suburra has inspired a 10-part series deal with Netflix.
UK Trade & Investment’s involvement in the American Film Market is one of the many ways it provides year-round support to British companies seeking to do business in the US.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: A childhood obsession led Fabrice Giger to his ownership of influential sci-fi comic-book publisher Humanoids. He tells Jeremy Kay about the company’s ambitious production slate